This Day in Oscar History: September 17 (2018)

Here’s what happened today in Oscar History.

Born

Died

Released

Born

1900: Jules White (84 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Comedy Short Film, Two-Reel Short Film

1903: Elmo Veron (87 at death)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

1920: Annie Dorfmann (98)

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Film

1931: Anne Bancroft (73 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win}
     Oscar Winner: Actress
     Oscar Nominee: Actress

1941: Marit Allen (66 at death) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Costume Design

1962: Baz Luhrmann (56) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Picture

1979: Neill Blomkamp (39) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Adapted Screenplay

Died

1947: Bert Kalmar (63) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song

1958: Josephine Lovett (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Writing

1972: Akim Tamiroff (72) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor

1993: Christian Nyby (80) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins}
     Oscar Nominee: Editing

2005: Joel Hirschhorn (67) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 2 Wins}
     Oscar Winner: Original Song
     Oscar Nominee: Original Song, Original Song or Adaptation Score

Released

1948: Red River (70) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1948 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Motion Picture Story, Editing

1954: Rogue Cop (64) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1954 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography (Black-and-White)

1960: Khovanshchina (58) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1961 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Score of a Musical

1962: Divorce–Italian Style (56) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {3 Noms, 1 Win @ 1962 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Original Story and Screenplay
     Oscar Nominee: Directing (Pietro Germi), Actor (Marcello Mastroianni), Original Story and Screenplay

1964: Topkapi (54) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 1 Win @ 1964 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Supporting Actor (Peter Ustinov)
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Peter Ustinov)

1971: Kotch (47) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {4 Noms, 0 Wins @ 1971 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Actor (Walter Matthau), Original Song (“Life Is What You Make It”), Editing, Sound

1979: Mama Turns a Hundred (39) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1979 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1980: The Last Metro (38) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 1980 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

1993: The Age of Innocence (25) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {5 Noms, 1 Win @ 1993 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Winner: Costume Design
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actress (Winona Ryder), Adapted Screenplay, Original Score, Art Direction/Production Design, Costume Design

2009: Ajami (9) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2009 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

2009: The White Ribbon (9) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {2 Noms, 0 Wins @ 2009 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Cinematography, Foreign Language Film

2010: Incendies (8) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2010 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Foreign Language Film

2010: The Town (8) [Pictured (hover to see)]

  {1 Nom, 0 Wins @ 2010 Academy Awards}
     Oscar Nominee: Supporting Actor (Jeremy Renner)

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